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CRTC kicks off urban Aboriginal radio hearing Monday

GATINEAU – The CRTC will begin a three day public hearing on Monday to consider radio applications seeking to serve urban Indigenous Canadians in major markets.The Commission said in January that it had received two applications for stations in Vancouver, three for Calgary, three for Edmonton, two for Toronto, and two for Ottawa.Five organizations have submitted applications: the Aboriginal Multi-Media Society of Alberta, Watwatay Native Communications Society, Northern Native Broadcasting, VMS Media Group Ltd. and First Peoples Radio Inc.A live audio feed of the hearing will be available on the CRTC